INSTRUCTOR: Amy Prevost, Ph.D., Director, Scientific Courses

SCHEDULE: Training will consist of one full day of training combining discussion and lecture with hands-on experience. Please see our recommendations for preparation.



CONTENT: This practical course is for non-scientists who are interested in gaining an understanding of molecular biology-based concepts and techniques that drive the biotechnology industry. Hands-on exploration augments and solidifies knowledge gained in lecture and discussion. Specific objectives may vary depending on individual or group interest. These sessions may also be structured to be at an intermediate or advanced level. Topics include:

Nucleic Acid Isolation DNA isolation from cells
Gel Electrophoresis Visualize the DNA
Molecular Cloning rDNA technologies using bioluminescence
Gene Expression Make a protein and test it’s functionality